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Calendar:

SAT, JUL 1, 2017
Bird Club Picnic, Abbott Park, 11AM-3PM
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TUE, JUL 4, 2017
NO EDUCATIONAL MEETING UNTIL AUG 1

SAT, JUL 22, 2017
Board Meeting at Kaladi Brothers, 6921 Brayton Dr, Anchorage, 10-Noon

TUE, AUG 1, 2017
Educational Meeting
Toy Making

SAT, AUG 26, 2017
Board Meeting at Kaladi Brothers, 6921 Brayton Dr, Anchorage, 10-Noon

TUE, SEP 5, 2017
Educational Meeting
Parrot 101

SAT, SEP 23, 2017
Board Meeting at Kaladi Brothers, 6921 Brayton Dr, Anchorage, 10-Noon

TUE, OCT 3, 2017
Educational Meeting

SAT, OCT 28, 2017
Board Meeting at Kaladi Brothers, 6921 Brayton Dr, Anchorage, 10-Noon

TUE, NOV 7, 2017
Educational Meeting

SAT, NOV 25, 2017
Board Meeting at Kaladi Brothers, 6921 Brayton Dr, Anchorage, 10-Noon

TUE, DEC 5, 2017
Holiday Potluck and Club Elections


 

Corn Toy
Courtesy of The Alaska Bird Club

What you will need:

  • Ear Corn Mazorcas (found in the wild bird food section)
  • Drill press
  • Screw with eye hole at end (or a shish-kabob stick as pictured)

1. Using a drill press carefully drill a hole through the middle of each ear of corn. Please note that this is very messy and the corn has a tendency to break in two.

2. To pop the corn place in a paper bag in the microwave. Not using a paper bag may result in a fire!

3. Use the popcorn setting on the microwave. DO NOT LEAVE UNATTENDED. Keep an empty pot handy for easy transport of the corn, in the event of a fire.

4. Once the corn stops popping (2 or 3 seconds between pops) carefully remove from the microwave.

5. Let cool.

6. Place screw with eye hole though the hole in the corn and place in your birdís cage.

**Note: The corn can be popped prior to drilling the holes.

 

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